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by KathyMor
Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: When is a colony established
Replies: 12
Views: 777

Re: When is a colony established

Gary--Opened up the house today. Just in time as our neighbor's PMs returned either yesterday or today. About 5 birds so far. Thanks for your reply.

Kathy
by KathyMor
Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Texas Landlords. How Many Years Did You Wait For That First Pair
Replies: 17
Views: 6266

Re: Texas Landlords. How Many Years Did You Wait For That First Pair

Sharon--Thanks for your very informative post. I have a Nature House Grandpa with a third floor added on. Comes to a total of 9 apartments now as we made all of them double sized. Plus put wing entrapment guards inside the doors which are now Starling resistant sized and have dry nest floors in the ...
by KathyMor
Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Texas Landlords. How Many Years Did You Wait For That First Pair
Replies: 17
Views: 6266

Re: Texas Landlords. How Many Years Did You Wait For That First Pair

This is my second year. We live a bit southeast of Kerrville, TX and outside of Boerne. We had a few PMs last year, arriving about 5 April. I'm guessing they were subadults that came over from a neighbor's established house that is only 100+ feet away. My question is if we leave our PM house closed ...
by KathyMor
Thu Mar 12, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: When is a colony established
Replies: 12
Views: 777

Re: When is a colony established

This is my second year. We live a bit southeast of Kerrville, TX and outside of Boerne. We had a few PMs last year, arriving about 5 April. I'm guessing they were subadults that came over from a neighbor's established house that is only 100+ feet away. My question is if we leave our PM house closed ...
by KathyMor
Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: When do Martins leave Central Texas
Replies: 17
Views: 16546

Re: When do Martins leave Central Texas

My Martins all left in early July. But just today we had about 20 of them show up at our martin house and the neighbors which isn't too far from ours (hence why I think we got some martins the very first year we put up our house). Why are they showing up now, almost mid August? Are they beginning to...